Nov 18, 2020 12:46 PM IST
The JD(U) has kept all important portfolios it had in previous dispensation, despite the BJP emerging as the bigger partner in the NDA in recently-concluded Bihar Assembly elections.
- Nov 16, 2020 05:59 PM IST
The leaders who took oath included six JD (U) leaders including Nitish Kumar and seven leaders, including the two deputy chief ministers, from the BJP. The two allies, VIP and HAM, got one ministerial berth each in the Nitish cabinet.
- Nov 16, 2020 12:01 PM IST
Nitish Kumar’s name for the top job was approved at a meeting of NDA held on November 15
- Nov 12, 2020 02:49 PM IST
Bhattacharya said there was a common perception that the Left parties should have contested in more than 29 seats and the Congress, its ally partner in the Mahagathbandhan, less than 70.
- Nov 12, 2020 01:18 PM IST
It will be for the first time since 2005 that Nitish Kumar’s JD-U will be the junior partner in the alliance. The JD-U contested 115 seats and won 43 while the BJP fought at 110 seats and won 71 of them.
- Nov 12, 2020 10:34 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) fielded 16 of its 21 candidates in Seemanchal region and won five seats
- Nov 11, 2020 05:30 PM IST
Results are called out when at least half of the votes are counted. In close fights, such as the Bihar election where the two alliances ended up with a difference of just 15 seats, the counting takes a little longer, but not as long as it turned out to be.
- Nov 11, 2020 03:42 PM IST
Despite women forming almost half the state’s population, their strength in the state's legislative assembly is not well represented and actually fell from the previous legislature, when there were 28 female MLAs.
- Nov 11, 2020 03:26 AM IST
In 2015 elections, when the Nitish Kumar-led JDU contested elections as part of the Grand Alliance, or the Mahagathbandhan, the party had bagged 71 seats. The LJP had, in 2015, won 2 of the 42 seats it contested
- Nov 11, 2020 03:21 AM IST
In 2015, the Congress had won 27 of the 41 seats it contested as part of the MGB that eventually won the elections, but had to sit in Opposition after Nitish Kumar switched sides in 2017.
- Nov 10, 2020 10:05 PM IST
The three Left parties, part of the Tejashwi Yadav-led Mahagathbandhan led or have won 17 of the 29 seats they contested this election.
- Nov 10, 2020 11:29 AM IST
Imamganj Election Result 2020 LIVE Updates: Incumbent HAM president Jitan Ram Manjhi is leading in Imamganj seat by over 13,000 votes